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  • EBA publishes final draft technical standards on the specification of an economic downturn

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today its final draft Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS) specifying the nature, severity and duration of an economic downturn. These RTS complete the EBA’s regulatory review of the internal ratings-based (IRB) Approach, with the objective of restoring market participants’ trust in internal models by reducing the unjustified variability in resulting risk weighted exposure amounts. The EBA is currently finalising the related Guidelines on the estimation of loss given default (LGD) appropriate for conditions of an economic downturn.

    16/11/2018 - Press releases

  • ESAs consult on proposed changes to the key information document for PRIIPs

    The European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) have today issued a consultation paper on targeted amendments to the Delegated Regulation covering the rules for the Key Information Document (KID) for Packaged Retail and Insurance-based Investment Products (PRIIPs).

    08/11/2018 - News - Press releases

  • EBA updates Recommendation on the equivalence of third country confidentiality regimes

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) updated today its Recommendation on the equivalence of confidentiality and professional secrecy regimes by adding three non-EU (third country) supervisory authorities to the current list of third country supervisory authorities whose confidentiality regimes can be regarded as equivalent. The EBA Recommendation is designed as a guide for EU authorities in their assessment of third country equivalence with the aim of facilitating cooperation with third country supervisory authorities and their participation in supervisory colleges overseeing international banks.

    08/11/2018 - News - Press releases

  • ESAs consult on guidelines on cooperation and information exchange for AML/CFT supervision purposes

    The Joint Committee of the three European Supervisory Authorities (EBA, EIOPA and ESMA - ESAs) launched today a public consultation on draft Guidelines on the cooperation and information exchange between competent authorities supervising credit and financial institutions for the purposes of Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) supervision. The draft Guidelines are part of the ESAs’ wider work on fostering a common approach to AML/CFT within the EU.

    08/11/2018 - News

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